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    • Stephen.
    • 14.10.09 | 14:58 (IST)

    The Heron deal leaves much to be desired. However, it was Turkey that asked for certain technical changes. These changes are time consuming, one need not use that as an excuse either. So, what is the true reason vis a vis the NATO drill.? The answer lies in the political circle. The military may well be secular, so is Syria. Syria is no match for a confrontation with Turkey, in fact Turkey occupies certain Syrian real estate. Israel and the Turkish military have always been supportive of each other, sometimes under trying circumstances. Let us hope that the current hiatus will pass into another chapter of short lived anger.

    from the article: Turkey PM: My people rejected Israeli participation in NATO drill
    First published 11:05 14.10.09 | Last updated 21:24 14.10.09
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